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Accommodation Recommendations

*When in doubt, always PHONE. A lot of places up here still do business by telephone rather than email/website. This is starting to change, but it is still gradual*

Heather Lodge:
-Located between Minden and West Guilford (about 20-25 mins from the studio)
-Adult only accommodation with super awesome food and not far from two other great restaurants

Sunny Rock B&B:
-Located between Minden and Haliburton (about 30-40 mins from studio)
-Big log cabin type home and Sally and Jan are awesome hosts.

-Located in Haliburton (about 12 mins from studio)
-Jenny is your host. She is lovely and a great cook.
-Call to see if she is operating.

Stouffer Mill B&B:
-Located in Hall's Lake (about 30 mins from studio)
-Don and Jessie are lovely and the building is a really cool octagonal shape. They have a good amount of property to explore but it is pretty far away from any other amenities.

Cabinscape Cabins at the Haliburton Forest
-Micro housekeeping cabins at the Haliburton Forest (about 20 mins from studio)
-Located on a privately managed forest, there are lots of great activities on site like hiking, tree-top canopy tour, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, visit to the wolf centre, etc. There is also an on-site restaurant that does takeout and has done some meal-kit type offerings in the past.
-Minimum 2 night stay
-Best way to search on their website is by date as that will show you which cabins in the area have availability for that date. Any Haliburton cabins are located in the Haliburton Forest.
-Some cabins are pet friendly.
-Located in Haliburton (about 15 mins from studio)
-Basic, clean and comfortable motel rooms
-Group room also available (The Loft) which has a full kitchen)

Buttermilk Falls Resort:
-Located in Hall's Lake (about 30 mins from studio)
-Housekeeping cottages with hot tubs, bbqs, and lake access
-Best for groups as most cottages are fairly large

The Pines On Boshkung:
-Located in Hall's Lake (about 30 mins from studio)
-Housekeeping cottages with lake access
-Best for groups as most cottage are fairly large

Sir Sam's Inn and Spa:
-Located in Eagle Lake (about 10-15 mins from studio)
-Hotel rooms with on-site dining room and pool/spa facilities
-Adult only accommodation
-Charges a resort fee as part of accommodation charge which grants access to all amenities, including boat tour, spa, etc.
-Rooms are not air conditioned, but all have ceiling fans

AirBnBs, etc:
We are happy to work with you to advise you on potential AirBnBs you may come across. It is easier for us to look at the listing and pinpoint the exact location for you as well as advise you on whether we know the owner/operator and whether folks we know have had positive experiences or not. Feel free to email us at if you would like AirBnb advice.

Here is one that we can recommend:
Piper Hill AirBnB

Yours Outdoors is a local experience provider who can hook you up with all kinds of amazing guided adventures like ice fishing, glass blowing, pottery, a guided tour of the sculpture forest, etc. If your partner/spouse/kids/friends need something to do while you are working with us at the studio, or you wanted to plan an adventure during your stay, Barrie and Emily at Yours Outdoors can tailor anything to your wants/needs/budget.